It has taken a while,
but oddsmakers and bettors are finally starting to give the Minnesota
some respect. The Vikes head into Week 14 tied with the New England
Pittsburgh Steelers, and Philadelphia Eagles for the best outright
the NFL at 10-2. Minnesota has also moved up the Super Bowl futures
sit at +700, trailing only the other 10-2 teams. However, from a point
betting perspective, no team has been more reliable than the Vikings.
bit of a shaky start, Minnesota has covered the spread in seven
as the club gets set to visit the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The
holding as 3-point favourites on the road with almost 70 percent of our
last four games on
this week’s schedule could be must-see TV with a lot of support for the
The Seahawks visit the Jaguars as 2.5-point underdogs with a total of
on the board. Each team allows fewer than 19 points per game and nearly
percent of early bettors are taking the points with Seattle. Gamblers
another 2.5-point underdog with Philadelphia visiting the Chargers as
We’re seeing better than 75 percent of our action coming in on the
cover that number. In the Sunday Night Football matchup, almost 70
bettors have the Ravens covering as 5.5-point underdogs in Pittsburgh.
biggest spread of
the week is giving the Miami Dolphins 11.5 points at home against the
England Patriots, but dog bettors aren’t willing to take that chance –
with Pats tight end Rob Gronkowski suspended. About 85 percent of early
are taking the Patriots to cover.
Just when Montreal
Canadiens supporters were about ready to pack it in for the year, Carey
returned from injury and is trying to save their season. The Habs have
of their last six since then and Price looks to be in world-class form.
has still cost bettors almost five units this year, but maybe there are
brighter days ahead for the club yet.
Toronto FC is pegged
as a -164 favourite to avenge last year’s MLS Cup final loss to Seattle
Saturday and Canadian soccer fans are firmly behind the Reds. We’re
heavy support for Toronto on the game line and props, so you may want
on them early if you plan to be backing TFC before kickoff.